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Radio One’s 100.3 the BEAT and 107.9 WRNB invites listeners to sign Michael Vick “Welcome to Philadelphia” Card

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Philadelphia, PA. –  On Wednesday, August 19, 2009 100.3 the and 107.9 WRNB will broadcast live from the Sound of Philadelphia Souvenir Shop at 309a South Broad Street in Philadelphia from 2pm-6pm inviting listeners to sign a card welcoming to the Philadelphia.

Amidst the controversial signing of Michael Vick to the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia aims to show support for Vick’s “second chance” at life and his NFL career.   The contentious signing has been divisive to say the least, but Philadelphia’s Operations Manager, Elroy Smith, believes that Michael Vick deserves a second chance.   “Michael Vick has a significant opportunity to not only write an empowering redemption story, but to also make a positive impact within the Philadelphia Community,” Smith states.   “There is a resounding majority of ex-offenders in Philadelphia looking for a genuine second chance at life.   Vick can be that role model that illustrates a successful and positive life after incarceration while also speaking out against dog fighting rings which is prevalent here in Philadelphia.”

As a demonstration of this support, 100.3 the BEAT’s Poochman and 107.9’s Lady B will broadcast live from the Sound of Philadelphia Souvenir Shop from 2pm-6pm encouraging all Michael Vick supporters and fans to sign a “Welcome to Philadelphia Card.”

“Our message is not to endorse the horrific wrong that has been done, but to support a man that seems genuine in his pursuit to right those very wrongs,” says Smith.   “He has satisfied his debt to society, been reinstated to the NFL, and Radio One welcomes Michael Vick to Philadelphia.”


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  1. I mean we all make mistakes so i cant judge so just kick some ass and help our team make it to the bowl this year

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